Good Earth Plants Wishes You A Green And Happy New Year

Posted on Dec 30, 2013

Time to break out the bubbly and party hats. 2013 is in the rear view mirror and 2014 is in front of us. What a year it has been! From Boston to Seattle, the Good Earth Plants and GreenScaped Buildings teams have had their hands full with amazing projects and renewed enthusiasm. We wrapped up […]

Jim Mumford’s 2013 Green Christmas Wishes from Good Earth Plants

Posted on Dec 23, 2013
Jim Mumford’s 2013 Green Christmas Wishes from Good Earth Plants

While most people are gathering around the Christmas tree and wrapping their final gifts, the Good Earth Plants team is busy putting a bow on the 2013 Christmas season. We still have a solid week’s worth of work to do delivering last-minute orders, checking on big décor projects and making sure the tree at Horton […]

Good Earth Plants Turns Black and White Into Green at San Diego Landmark

Posted on Dec 19, 2013
Good Earth Plants Turns Black and White Into Green at San Diego Landmark

Many, many years ago I was pulled over for exceeding the speed limit while riding my motorcycle down a San Diego freeway. Despite the fact that I passed the field sobriety test and insisted that it had been hours since I had consumed a drink, the officer decided to take me “downtown” to police headquarters. […]

Advice on Living Wall Maintenance: It Takes A Professional

Posted on Dec 17, 2013
Advice on Living Wall Maintenance: It Takes A Professional

I love taking my daughter Allie shopping at the Fashion Valley Mall. The stores, the displays, the crowds. I will even tolerate a line to find a parking spot so that we can wander the mall. So imagine my joy when Greenscaped Buildings got a call to design, build and maintain a living wall just […]

Make it a Green Christmas: Give Plants, The Gift That Grows

Posted on Dec 12, 2013
Make it a Green Christmas: Give Plants, The Gift That Grows

Just as the turkey leftovers are gobbled up and Aunt Sue is tucked onto her flight back to Scottsdale, the holidays are officially upon us. People stood in line at Target, Wal-Mart and Best Buy for hours to purchase electronics, socks and warm coats for holiday gifts on Black Friday. Those happy shoppers waddled to […]

San Diego Cold Snap Challenge: Tips to Protect Your Plants From Freezing Weather

Posted on Dec 10, 2013
San Diego Cold Snap Challenge: Tips to Protect Your Plants From Freezing Weather

It’s no secret that the past few days have been unseasonably cold. With relative humidity below 20 percent, San Diego has experienced freezing temperatures at night that endanger our gardens. Nothing new for those folks back East! My colleagues in Boston deliver sub-tropical plants to offices using heated trucks and heated passageways from the back […]

Good Earth Plants Poinsettia Pointers: Tips, Myths, and Facts

Posted on Dec 5, 2013
Good Earth Plants Poinsettia Pointers: Tips, Myths, and Facts

It seems like every holiday season, I find myself once again defending the honor of the famous Euphorbia pulcherrima, commonly known as the poinsettia. Urban legends and myths abound regarding this hearty holiday bloom, falsely accusing it as being toxic or poisonous to humans and animals. Lies! All lies and deception! To be less dramatic […]